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• John Quincy Adams
Special Message
January 28, 1828

To the Senate of the United States:

I transmit to the Senate--

1. A treaty concluded at the Butte des Morts, on Fox River, in the Territory of Michigan, on 11th of August, 1827, between Lewis Cass and Thomas L. McKenney, commissioners of the United States, and the chiefs and headmen of the Chippewa, Menomonie, and Winnebago tribes of Indians.

2. A treaty concluded at St. Joseph, in the Territory of Michigan, on the 19th of September, 1827, between Lewis Cass, commissioner of the United States, and the chiefs and warriors of the Potawatamie tribe of Indians.

Upon which treaties I request the advice of the Senate. The instructions and other documents relating to the negotiation of them are herewith communicated.


Citation: John Quincy Adams: "Special Message", January 28, 1828. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
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